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Posted: Oct 06, 2016

MBCI Launches Catalog Of Components Products Online

Houston, TX - MBCI has unveiled a new section of its website which includes over 800 metal roof and wall components. This digital catalog of accessories, trim and structural pieces can now be viewed online at

Posted: Oct 05, 2016

ATAS International To Introduce Oxide Series Colors At METALCON 2016

Allentown, PA - ATAS International will be introducing their new oxide series in Baltimore at METALCON 2016, October 26 - 28 in the Baltimore Convention Center. The seven colors in the oxide series are made to look like weathered steel with a rust-like appearance.

Posted: Sep 30, 2016

American Buildings Company Adds Roger Knight Construction To Builder Network

Eufaula, AL – American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Roger Knight Construction Co. Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Sep 29, 2016

Huntsman Named Vice President Of Sales For American Building Components

Nicholasville, KY - American Building Components announces the appointment of Kelly Huntsman to a newly created position, Vice President of Sales. This enhancement to the organization is in service to strengthening the sales team and improving the products and services delivered to customers.

Posted: Sep 28, 2016

MCA Study Sees Nonresidential Construction Market Returning To 2007 Levels

Chicago, IL – A market study released by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) reports that 2017 will be the year the nonresidential construction industry will return to the peak levels last seen in 2007. The residential market will take a bit longer to hit the mark, but the news is positive across the board for industry stakeholders.

Posted: Sep 27, 2016

Randy Ridenour To Retire From Atlas Bolt & Screw

Ashland, OH – Randy Ridenour, President of Atlas Bolt & Screw Company LLC, will be retiring at the end of 2016 after 32 years with the company. Ridenour joined Atlas in 1984 as Central Region Branch Manager and held positions of increasing responsibility leading to his promotion to President in November 2009.

Posted: Sep 26, 2016

MBCI Announces New President And Vice President Of Sales

Houston, TX - MBCI announces that Joel Viechnicki will succeed Bill Coleman as President of NCI Building Systems' Components group. In this position, Viechnicki will serve as President of MBCI, in addition to overseeing the commercial organizations of American Building Components, DBCI and Metal Depots. Additionally, Bruce Green has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales for MBCI.

Posted: Sep 26, 2016

ATAS International Educational Presentation To Be Featured At Inaugural Metal Design Solutions Conference

Allentown, PA - Jim Bush, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ATAS International, will be presenting the AIA/CES course on “Two Stage Method of Weatherproofing Utilizing Single Skin Metal Panels” at the inaugural Metal Design Solutions Conference. This Chicago market event is being offered by the Metal Construction Association on Wednesday, October 19, at the Hyatt Rosemont in Rosemont, IL.

Posted: Sep 23, 2016

Architecture Billings Index Slips In August

Washington, DC – On the heels of six out of seven months of increasing levels of demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell just below the positive mark. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the August ABI score was 49.7, down from the mark of 51.5 in the previous month.

Posted: Sep 20, 2016

Mueller Incorporated Purchases Ruffin Building Systems

Ballinger, TX – Mueller, Inc., with corporate headquarters located in Ballinger, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Ruffin Building Systems, based in Oak Grove, Louisiana.

Posted: Sep 19, 2016

MCA Adds Retrofit Microsite To Main Website

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has added a new “Microsite” to its main website, expanding information available on Retrofit Metal Roof and Wall Systems, to assist architects and building designers considering renovating an older building. The information is available for free and includes many valuable resources for architects and specifiers.

Posted: Sep 16, 2016

Details Finalized For 2016 METALCON MCA Metal Roofing Championship Games

Chicago, IL - Celebrating its 3rd Annual metal roofing competition to be held at this year, the MCA (Metal Construction Association) Games Task Force has finalized the event schedule that will take place at METALCON in the Baltimore Convention Center, October 26 and 27, 2016.

Posted: Sep 16, 2016

Roofinox Publishes New Brochure For Stainless Steel Roofing Products

Eatontown, NJ - Roofinox, a manufacturer of architectural stainless steel, has introduced a new four-page, color brochure highlighting the company’s line of products providing long-term sustainability and corrosion-resistance for roofing, wall-cladding, flashing, rainware and interior design.

Posted: Sep 14, 2016

Construction Economists Predicting Industry Continued Growth In 2017

Washington, DC – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist Robert Dietz predicted continued growth for the construction industry in 2017 during a joint economic forecast held in August.

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